jensyn warrenSonoma State University sports update, September 30-October 4. Women's Tennis makes an impact in the ITA Fall Regional Singles Championships with Jensyn Warren winning the singles tournament; cross country dominates; women's soccer wins one and loses another; men's soccer wins and draws; women's volleyball loses one, and then sweeps.

kristen worleySonoma State University's Sport and Social Justice lecture series covers topics including gender verification in professional sports and capturing the Muhammad Ali's meaning. Lectures at October 3 and 25 at 7 p.m. in the Student Center ballrooms. Admission is free, parking on campus is $5-$8.

Women's Soccer Continues to Win

September 27, 2016 10:38 AM

sara vanwagonerSonoma State University sports update, September 21-27. Women's soccer keeps winning streak alive; men's soccer wins two in a row; women's volleyball wins one, loses another; men's golf finishes in fifth place.

sean place with penguinsSonoma State University Biology Professor Sean Place is headed to Antarctica after receiving a $618,000 National Science Foundation grant to study how climate change might affect species living in extreme cold environments.

The molecular biologist is specifically studying how temperature affects fish that have evolved in sub-zero waters over millions of years. Antarctic fish, he says, are often considered extremely vulnerable to even small temperature changes. But one question his study asks is this: What might be the positive effects of global temperature increase?

ssu logoSonoma State University will not pursue the construction of a proposed 10,000-seat outdoor pavilion at the Green Music Center and Weill Hall facilities, and instead will focus efforts on enhancing graduation rates, the student experience and academic programs.

adam savageAdam Savage, co-host of the science-focused TV show "MythBusters," holds a special lecture with Sonoma State University Physics Professor Jeremy Qualls on Monday, Oct. 17, 7:30 p.m. in Weill Hall at the Green Music Center.

judy sakaki speaking at amache art receptionSonoma State University President Judy K. Sakaki and others were on hand to tell personal stories at a September 13 reception for the University Library Art Gallery's exhibition, "Creativity Unconfined: Life in a World War II Japanese American Internment Camp." The reception also highlighted the University Library's Digital Special Collection on Japanese Americans of Sonoma County.

Just outside the second floor gallery is a digital exhibit highlighting the Collection. Photos, letters and artifacts from Japanese Americans of Sonoma County and their wartime experiences in American incarceration camps have been digitized and added to the collection.

excellence in teaching award winners lena mcquade and lauren morimotoSonoma State University Women's and Gender Studies Professor Lena McQuade and Kinesiology Professor Lauren Morimoto are recipients of the University's 2016-17 Excellence in Teaching Award.

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